Woman Guilty for Defrauding her Former Company of $1.1 Million

Woman Guilty for Defrauding her Former Company of $1.1 Million

Junipher Sayers, 34, Cape Coral was sentenced to three years in federal prison for wire fraud. The Court also ordered her to repay $1,132,160.91 in restitution to the victim. Tigrent, Inc., and an additional $1,132,160.91 to the United States in forfeiture, representing the proceeds she obtained as a result of the offenses.

According to the plea agreement, between January 28, 2013, and June 2015, Sayers devices and carried out a sophisticated scheme to defraud Tigrent, Inc. Sayers formerly an accounts payable clerk, stole money from the company by submitting and processing fraudulent invoices for payment. Sayers then directed those payments to several shell companies that she had created and controlled for the purpose of carrying out her scheme. She spent large amount of the stolen money on consumer goods and other items.